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Avispas Adventures

Apdo 146-5019, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
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Avispas made our Costa Rican experience so memorable! I just want to first say thank you to Amy for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Calgary, Canada
via mobile
Our 6th time

So this was our sixth trip to CR. Amy and Jose arranged for airport pick. On time, friendly, and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Boris S
via mobile
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While offering all of the traditional tour packages and transportation services, Avispa’s Adventures aims to provide you with an active experience of the real Costa Rica-providing tours like no others, taking you off the beaten path for a one of a kind, matchless experience which is over and above a standard big coach tour.Avispa’s Adventures - licensed and insured - is privately owned and operated by a North American, Amy, and a Costa Rican, (Tico) Avispa. Our company provides personal attention, superior customer satisfaction and unique adventures for an unforgettable experience. It is truly our pleasure to share the natural beauty of Costa Rica through a native’s perspective, while maintaining the desired comforts and quality of service that today’s travelers expect and deserve.
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Apdo 146-5019, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Avispas made our Costa Rican experience so memorable! I just want to first say thank you to Amy for being so easy to deal with and for giving us some excellent choices and suggestions for excursions from our hotel. We did a couple of tours...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So this was our sixth trip to CR. Amy and Jose arranged for airport pick. On time, friendly, and professional. She arranged for our excursions. All were first class. Had to make 6 teens happy. Ine actually said "best day ever in costa rica". I...More

Thank Boris S
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

We just got back from a quick trip to Costa Rica on Saturday and had the most amazing adventures. Avispas Adventures picked us up at the airport and took us directly to Villa Sol where we rented a 3 bedroom condo that they recommended. Our...More

Thank Rene S
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

We have been to CR many times and each time we have used Avispas for anything we need. We do not rent a car because Avispas is there for our transportation needs. They bring us to the market and any other shopping we need. We...More

Thank GoddessWefanie
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Great tour companies start at the top. Amy gringa loca is one of those people who is larger than life. Great person with a fabulous sense of humor, great stories to share and a love of what she does. She met us personally at the...More

Thank Fleeswinter
Reviewed 10 January 2017

We are spending 10 days in the Playa Hermosa area and a friend recommended Amy as our guide for our activities. This was our first trip to CR so we were completely dependent on her and the Avispas crew. Knowledgeable, friendly and I would certainly...More

Thank dlowenthal2001
Reviewed 7 December 2016

We loved our Echo adventure! Chephe was AMAZING! He was very knowledgable and helped with my Spanish as we spoke! Funny guy and made he was always looking out for us! Took a ton of pictures so we didn't have to worry about not having...More

Thank KristenWMcHale
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Just the perfect tour with knowledgeable, friendly people. We spent the afternoon enjoying the Nicaraguan tour; will definitely use Avispas again and again

Thank John J
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Since I last reviewed Avispas Adventures for their border run trip, I had the unfortunately experience of trying another outfit (my timing was off with Avispas) and had a truly horrible experience!! They literally dropped you off at the border and left you to your...More

1  Thank ddean-alvarez
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We used Avispas Adventures while on a recent visit to Costa Rica. Due to time constraints were were unable to use their services for any local tours but we're able to use them for 2 different shuttle services. We could not be more impressed with...More

Thank Lauren M
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Diana L
24 July 2015|
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Response from AvispasAdventures | Property representative |
Wow! I am sooo sorry you are having so many problems. Our Contact Us page was hacked and we were not receiving any inquires. Please feel email me directly or if you send me a phone number we would be happy to give you a... More
Diana L
24 July 2015|
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Response from AvispasAdventures | Property representative |
no, no telephone message. There was a private number, missed call, but no messages on either number. Can you find us on FB, Avispas Adventures? Then send me a private message with your phone number and I will call you.